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Senior Project Manager, IT (Agile/Scrum)

Description

About Gartner IT:

Join a world-class team of skilled associates who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team.  

About the role:

Gartner is looking for a well-rounded Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master who can provide project and program leadership for its CPG technology team, which is responsible for developing web-based presentations and integrations to support Gartner’s Sales and Services applications. The candidate will be responsible for project deliverables, project schedule/budget, Relationship Management and Vendor Management. The ideal candidate will be someone who has worked in an Agile/SCRUM environment, has worked closely with business partners, has played a key role in supporting internal applications and has demonstrable experience managing relationships/expectations of the business and development teams. 

What you’ll do:

  • Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively and provides coaching at the team level to maximize its benefits.

  • Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies.

  • Exhibit’s ability to run projects using the Agile Scrum methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members.

  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams.

  • Facilitate discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments.

  • Report project progress to management and executive level stakeholders.

  • Communicates the release plan with key stakeholders and end users.

  • Deep working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery.

  • Exhibits a desire to continuously improve and shows a track record of improvement.

  • Should be able to balance operational and development needs of Sales and Services IT applications.

  • Should be able to interact well with both internal associates and external clients in resolving operational issues.

  • Develop processes to manage operational issues in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Identify systemic operational issues/risks and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements to present similar issues.

  • Project & Portfolio management , ability to do quarterly planning, capacity calculation and track execution and progress

  • Well versed with Program Metrics like Plan Creation, Budget Tracking, Creating Weekly Status Reports, Sharing Monthly updates..

What you will need: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related field required

  • 5 to 8 years of experience working in an Agile Scrum environment.

  • Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle and software development methodologies (Agile).

  • Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail.

  • Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures.

  • Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.

  • Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products.

  • Preferred experience with Continuous Integration practices/tools and Open-Source Frameworks.

  • Proven ability to organize and plan complex deliverables.

  • Strong knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Excel and Powerpoint.

  • At the project and portfolio level, ability to do quarterly planning, capacity calculations and track execution.

  • Ability to remove impediments and track team progress.

  • Proven expertise in team leadership and development.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this, or other roles.

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation

  • 23 days annual holiday and an additional day off for your birthday.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact – your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • A hybrid work environment—enjoy the flexibility of working from home and the energy of collaborating with peers in our dynamic offices.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Thursday Beer O’Clock

And much more!

Please Note:

- Applications must be submitted in English.

- A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.


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